Spanish Aegis frigate tests missiles off US East Coast

Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy’s Aegis-equipped frigate Cristóbal Colón (F-105), the most modern Spanish warship, recently ...

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US Navy destroyers wrap up visit to Darwin

Two HM-60R helicopters assigned to Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 49 fly near the guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92). Photo: US Navy

Two of the three U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyers that form the 3rd Fleet Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC ...

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Lockheed Martin to build Dry Combat Submersibles

Illustration. Photo: Lockheed Martin

American defense contractor Lockheed Martin has received a contract to build Dry Combat Submersibles (DCS) ...

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Canada to award single contract for AOPS, JSS ship support

Canada announces bid to unify AOPS, JSS ship support contract

The government of Canada has announced the decision to combine fleet support contracts for two new ship classes to ...

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Old US frigates to be reactivated for delivery to Taiwan

A 2014 photo of the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) departing Naval Base San Diego for operations. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded VSE Corporation a contract worth up to $74 million to reactivate two ...

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US Coast Guard cutter becomes Philippine Navy frigate

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell crewmembers disembark the cutter for the last time during a ceremony marking the transfer of the vessel to the Philippine Navy July 21, 2016. Photo: US Navy

The Philippine Navy has received a third U.S. Coast Guard cutter and christened it as the BRP Andres Bonifacio ...

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US Navy carries out third LRASM Missile test

Illustration: A scaled artist concept

The U.S. Navy has recently carried out a successful controlled flight test of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile ...

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US largest helicopter lands on Australian largest ship

A United States Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 lands on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra. Photo: Royal Australian Navy

Royal Australian Navy’s landing helicopter dock got another opportunity to shine at the International Rim of ...

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Sea-Air-Space 2017

Sea-Air-Space is now the largest maritime exposition in the U.S. and continues as an invaluable extension of the Navy League’s mission…

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SMM 2016

The SMM in Hamburg is the world-leading fair of the maritime economy. It takes place every two years in Hamburg, because due to the long…

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Euronaval 2016 in Paris, is one of the leading international trade shows for maritime security, safety and naval defense…

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Naval Mission Systems Technology

Integrating Naval Assets to Ensure Enhanced Maritime Operations and Support.

Navies are constantly looking at how the collection and dissemination of data from marine helicopters, UAVs, radars and shore based sensors through C2 systems can be improved to produce an accurate, clear, and all-encompassing picture of the maritime theatre for allied forces.

The complexity associated with effectively coordinating the variety of operations of these systems means that interoperability between all systems, divisions, and nations is of paramount importance. Therefore, SMi’s Naval Mission Systems Technology Conference will explore the strategies and technologies required to develop next generation capability in this vital area of national defence.

The expert speaker panel includes: Italian Navy, U.S. Navy, NATO Modelling and Simulation Center of Excellence (M & S COE), BAAINBw, The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), University College London and many more.

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Canada launches 2016 Arctic expedition

CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent. Photo: Fisheries and Ocean Canada

Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced the launch of Canada’s 2016 Arctic expedition ...

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US Coast Guard seizes $100 million worth of cocaine

Cocaine is neatly piled on the flight deck of USCGC Alert. Photo: US Coast Guard

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alert returned to its homeport after a record seizure of cocaine and apprehension of ...

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Serco bags USS Harry S. Truman C4ISR contract

USS Harry S. Truman. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy’s SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic (SSC Atlantic) has awarded Serco a new contract to provide Command, ...

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GD to carry out USS Oak Hill phased maintenance availability

USS Oak Hill. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $42 million cost-plus-award-fee modification to a previously ...

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US Navy Undersecretary visits USS America

Undersecretary of the Navy Dr. Janine Davidson passes through the ceremonial rainbow sideboys as she arrives aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) for a scheduled visit. Photo: US Navy

Under Secretary of the U.S. Navy Dr. Janine Davidson was flown to the Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship ...

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HMS Ambush collides with merchant vessel off Gibraltar

Illustration. Photo: Royal Navy

HMS Ambush, a nuclear-powered Astute-class submarine, collided with a merchant vessel off Gibraltar on July 20, the ...

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US Navy to visit New Zealand after 30-year nuclear row

Illustration. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy will send one of its ships to attend the Royal New Zealand Navy’s 75th anniversary later this year. ...

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Office of Naval Research receives newest research vessel

Dr. Tam O'Shaughnessy, ship's sponsor for the auxiliary general oceanographic research (AGOR) vessel R/V Sally Ride (AGOR 28), breaks a bottle across the bow during a christening ceremony at the Dakota Creek Industries shipyard on Aug. 9, 2014. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) recently welcomed the U.S. Navy’s newest research vessel R/V Sally ...

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RIMPAC ships sink another frigate

USS Coronado (LCS 4), an Independence-variant littoral combat ship, launches the first over-the-horizon missile engagement using a Harpoon Block 1C missile. Photo: US Navy

Navy ships participating in RIMPAC 2016 sunk another ex-warship off Hawaii on July 19. Live fire from ships and ...

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Canadian exercise Nunakput 2016 concludes

Members of 1 Canadian Rangers Patrol Group head out to locate and conduct a Search and Rescue drill near Yellowknife, Northwest Territories during Operation NUNAKPUT on July 11, 2016. Photo: PO2 Belinda Groves, Canadian Forces Images

Canadian maritime-focused operation Nunakput 2016 ends today in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories after two weeks ...

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Lithuanian minehunter LNS Skalvis joins SNMCMG1

LNS Skalvis. Photo: Lithuanian Navy

LNS Skalvis (M53), a Lithuanian Navy minehunter arrived in Kiel, Germany, last weekend to join the Standing NATO ...

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Op Sophia vessels save 20,000 lives in Mediterranean


Spanish frigate ESPS Reina Sofia and British survey vessel HMS Ocean saved 719 lives on July 19, thereby bringing ...

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CVN 77 begins fast cruise in preparation for deployment

Sailors conduct a foreign object debris (FOD) walkdown on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush on July 18, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) began its fast cruise July 18 in preparation to leave ...

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RIMPAC 2016: USS Pearl Harbor hosts mine-diver drill

Royal Australian Navy sailors act as safety observers as a Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force sailor jumps from an MH-53E Sea Dragon, attached to Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14. Photo: US Navy

Divers from U.S. and Royal Australian Navy, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and German Armed Forces conducted ...

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RFA Wave Knight on patrol duties in the Caribbean

Photo: Royal Navy

After taking over the Atlantic patrol tasking (North) from from the Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Mersey, RFA Wave ...

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Royal Navy opens new SHAMAN training unit

Admiral Sir Phillip Jones cutting the opening ribbon. Photo: Royal Navy

The Royal Navy has recently opened a new training facility for force protection and security, dubbed SHAMAN. The ...

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HMS Ocean heads Mediterranean anti-submarine exercise

Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ship HMS Ocean took center stage during a multinational anti-submarine ...

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USS Jackson (LCS 6) completes Full Ship Shock Trials

Littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) during the first of three scheduled full-ship shock trials. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) underwent the third and final ...

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